We’ve seen that the most recently launched budget smartphones are bulky when on hands. The main reason that made the smartphones feel bulkier is the heavier battery. Moto G9 Power feels better on hands because of the narrow display.
This comes with 6.8 inches IPS LCD display and a 6000mAh battery. The SAR rating of Moto G9 Power is about 0.98W/kg at the head and 1.33W/kg at the body. Most of the smartphones launched recently, having lesser SAR ratings.
The display and camera quality of Moto G9 power is better when comparing with the previously launched Moto G9. In this price segment, the competitor of the Moto G9 Power is the Redmi 9 Power.
Most of the specifications of these smartphones are the same. The weight of Moto G9 Power is 221 grams, and the thickness is about 9.7mm. The highlight of the Moto G9 Power is the massive battery. Let us see the detailed review of Moto g9 Power.
|Display||6.8″ | IPS LCD|
|OS||Stock Android 10|
|Processor||Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662|
|RAM and Storage||4GB | 64GB/128GB|
|Selfie Camera||16MP selfie camera|
|Rear Camera||64MP (wide) + 2MP (macro)+ 2MP (depth)|
|Battery||6000mAh | 20W Fast Charging|
|Color||Electric Violet | Metallic Sage|
The power button and volume buttons are on the right side and, the SIM slot and smart key are on the left side of the Moto G9 Power. A 3.5mm jack and a noise cancellation microphone are on the top and, the primary microphone, type-c port, and speakers are on the bottom of the Moto G9 Power.
The fingerprint sensor is rear-mounted and, the triple camera with flashlight is on the top-left backside of the Moto G9 Power. The punch-hole selfie camera is on the top-left of the display.
Design and Display
Moto G9 Power is built with a plastic body and plastic frame. The backside of the G9 power looks texture design, which feels comfortable on the hand and grippy. The smartphone is available in two colors, electric violet, and metallic sage. The darker color with gradient makes the smartphone a dazzling look.
Moto G9 Power is heavier, but on the hands, it feels lighter because of the narrower design. Motorola branding is in the rear fingerprint sensor, and this gives a decent outlook. Overall the design is excellent than we expected.
Moto G9 Power comes with a 6.8 inches, 720 x 1640 pixels HD+ IPS LCD display with a 60Hz refresh rate. The only drawback that we noticed in this smartphone is the display, which is slightly dimmer.
The punch hole selfie camera is placed on the top left of the screen. Even Moto G9 Power is 6.8 inches, this smartphone is the best one for single-hand usage. The display having bigger bezels, but it is not a problem at all. Both the SIM of the Moto G9 Power supports 4G, and there is a hybrid slot option either we use SIM 2 or an SD card.
Software and Performance
Motorola Moto G9 Power runs on Stock Android 10, which experienced smoother. Even swiping the notification bar or multitasking applications, it runs smoother. There are no bloatware issues on stock android as we know. Moto G9 Power packed with 4GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage, and there is an expandable storage option by using an SD card (hybrid slot).
All the features, such as gestures, chop tricks for switching the flashlight or camera, are available in this smartphone. At this price range, stock android in Moto G9 Power is the best option when considering the other smartphones.
Moto G9 Power is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor and Adreno 610 GPU, which performs faster. But in gaming, it doesn’t support higher graphics settings. There are no lagging or overheating issues, overall the gaming performance is smoother in Moto G9 Power.The fingerprint sensor placement is on the backside of the smartphone. The fingerprint sensor picks up faster, and the face-unlock also works fine.
Moto G9 Power has a triple rear camera setup, 64MP wide lens with f/1.8, 2MP macro lens with f/2.4, and 2MP depth with f/2.4 apertures. Moto G9 Power takes better shots with sharper and clean images. Even in low lights, all the details can be captured by using the primary cameras. G9 Power shoots high definition videos up to 1080p at 30/60fps (frames per second).
The front camera comes with a 16MP, f/2.2 aperture selfie camera. We can shoot up to 1080p at 30fps by using the selfie camera. Overall the camera performance of the Moto G9 Power is good at this price range.
Battery and Sound I/O
As a budget smartphone, Moto G9 Power having all the expecting specifications except the display. The 6000mAh Li-Po battery in G9 power lasts long for a day even in heavy usage. Moto G9 Power can be charged from 0 to 100% in 2 hours 34 minutes, with the type-c charger inside the retail box.
Because of the heavier battery, it takes more time to charge. The sound quality of G9 Power is decent while playing songs, even higher volume. There is a 3.5mm jack for the audio output. The sound and microphone quality performs well while using phone calls.
Pros and Cons
| Stock Android performance
Narrow display, easy on hands
Bigger battery life
Good camera shots
| Low resolution display
No ultrawide lens